Mamata Banerjee takes e-scooter ride; Protests against Fuel Price Hike
Banerjee was seen sitting behind state minister and Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim, who rode the battery-powered electric scooter.
New Delhi: Opposition parties have been continuously protesting against the skyrocketing prices of petrol and diesel in the country. Apart from Congress, SP, BSP, now the name of Trinamool Congress (TMC) has also been added.
Mamata Banerjee on E- Scooter:
On Thursday, West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee rode an e-scooter to protest against these increased oil prices. During this time, sitting behind Mamta Banerjee also had a poster against inflation in the neck. A video of this has also surfaced.
"We are protesting against the manner in which the price of petroleum products and cooking gas. The price of LPG cylinder is Rs. 800. Kerosene oil is not available in the State. What was price of LPG when the Narendra Modi government came to power?" the Chief Minister told journalists at the State Secretariat.
Mamta Banerjee rode electric scooter with Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim to protest against the rising price of petrol. In Kolkata, this e-scooter rally was taken from Harish Chatterjee Street to State Secretariat Nabanna.
On Wednesday, while addressing a rally in Hooghly, Mamata Banerjee gave a controversial statement against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He called Modi the country's biggest rioter. Mamta said that it would be worse with Modi as it happened to former US President Donald Trump. Nothing can be achieved with violence.
BJP national president Jenny Nadda is also visiting Bengal. During this, while addressing a program, he attacked the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee fiercely. Said, 'Mamta has only increased violence in Bengal. The central government schemes are not allowed to be implemented here. Engaged in corruption. '